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Thirty-seven ABC Virginia Members Named National, Top-Performing US Construction Contractors

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Thirty-seven ABC Virginia Members Named National, Top-Performing US Construction Contractors

Mar 7, 2024 | News

Top Performer(s) Top Performers 2024 No RibbonDulles, Virginia, March 7—Associated Builders and Contractors – Virginia (ABC-VA) today announced thirty-seven (37) member companies were named to Associated Builders and Contractors’ sixth annual Top Performers publication, which lists its contractor members that build the country’s most enduring, innovative, high-quality construction projects, ranked by work hours. ABC-VA now holds the record for most Top Performers.

To be eligible, ABC-VA Top Performers achieved Gold status or higher in ABC’s STEP Safety Management System, which makes the top-performing contractors more than six times safer than the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics industry average, according to ABC’s Safety Performance Report. The majority of the honorees also must earn ABC’s Accredited Quality Contractor credential, which recognizes commitment to corporate responsibility in quality, safety, talent management—including inclusion, diversity and equity—education and community relations.

“Business growth is never an accident. It results from a combination of tangibles and intangibles—including a robust culture, innovative tools, a commitment to total human health and a pragmatic appetite for risk. We congratulate these exceptional contractors for operating successfully in a merit shop environment, attracting and retaining top construction talent and setting the standard in business growth,” said Michael Bellaman, president and CEO of ABC.

Through STEP, AQC and other robust programs, ABC-VA’s Top Performers demonstrate they:

  • Sustain and grow their businesses, financially and economically
  • Offer market-competitive compensation, benefit and retirement packages
  • Commit to world-class safety
  • Commit to workforce development, education and creating career opportunities
  • Commit to an inclusive and diverse work environment
  • Develop opportunities for their employees to achieve their career dreams
  • Cultivate committed leadership

ABC-VA’s 2024 Top Performers

Balfour Beatty Etolin Strait Development Company Kwest Group, LLC Skanska Building, Inc.
Branch Builds Forrester Construction Lithko Contracting LLC Tecta America Zero Company
Brite Electric GovSolutions, Inc M.C. Dean, Inc. Telligent Masonry, LLC
Brothers Mechanical, Inc. Heartland Construction, Inc Mark Turner Construction, LLC TST Construction
Coakley & Williams Construction Helix Electric Power Design, Inc. VSC Fire & Security
ColonialWebb Contractors Henley Construction Co., Inc. Prospect Waterproofing Co. W.M. Jordan Company
Comfort Systems of Virginia, Inc. Hensel Phelps R. W. Murray Co. Warfel Construction Company
David Allen Company, Inc. Hoar Construction, LLC SAW Contracting Worth & Company, Inc.
Delaware Elevator, Inc. Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc. Shapiro & Duncan, Inc.
Donohoe Construction Company JRC Mechanical, LLC


The ABC Top Performers lists identify the Top 250 Performers, Top General Contractors, Top Trade Contractors, Top Electrical Contractors, Top Plumbing/HVAC Contractors, Top Specialty Contractors and Top Performers by Market, all of which have earned the elite Accredited Quality Contractor credential. The Top Performers with Special Designations hold one or more special designations. The Top Performers were ranked by the number of hours worked in 2021, as reported in their 2022 STEP applications. The rankings also include lists of top-performing companies in 18 market segments, such as government, health care, infrastructure, military, retail, religious, high tech, airport and sports complexes.

View the 2024 Top Performers lists at

Associated Builders and Contractors is a national construction industry trade association established in 1950 that represents more than 23,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 68 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at